Travel-and-Leisure Things to see in Mazatlan On the Gold Coast of Mexico is Mazatlan with its palm-lined stretches of beach that is worth of being included in your Mexico vacation itinerary. Just like many places in Mexico, Mazatlan is an interesting combination of history, culture and adventure. In old Mazatlan, you can take a stroll in the citys second oldest plaza, Plazuela Machado and light a candle at the citys famed cathedral with its twin towers. A refreshing start or end of your day is a stroll along the malecon or promenade which is Mexicos most scenic walkway along the oceanfront lined with palm trees that connects the old part of Mazatlan with the vibrant zona dorada or resort area. There are countryside tours that include a visit to the villages of Concordia, Copala and Cosala on the Sierra Madre Mountains which has the finest hand-crafted furniture and ceramic and clay handicrafts. Include a tour of Mazatlans trademark islands, Isla de Chivos (Goat Island), Isla de Pajaros (Bird Island) and Isla de Venados (Deer Island) with fine sand beaches. Mazatlan should be an important part of your Mexico vacation for that glimpse of Mexicos passion. Excitement of Sports Fishing in Mexico Fishing enthusiasts are sure to chalk in Mexico as one of the most famous fishing location for sports and deep sea fishing as the place has hundreds of fishing areas. Whether you are a professional or amateur fisher, there are several places where you can have the most fun or the most challenging fishing expedition. Cabo San Lucas has deep-sea fishing and offers the best fishing the whole year round. Blue and striped marlins are the most abundant throughout the year and swordfish during January to June but there are 800 different varieties of fish in this area. Famous not only for its beaches but also for its fishing is Cancun. Summer is the best time to go fishing in this area but all year round, there is deep-sea, flats, fly and spin tackle fishing. Families can go shallow water bottom fishing for their lunch or dinner meal treat while adventurers can go deep-sea fishing at night. Whatever your fancy may be, your Mexico vacation would be most enjoyable with this activity. Wonder at the Whales of Mexico How can one describe the breathtaking moment when the whales come out of the waters and the mere sight of these gray marine mammals leaves you breathless with wonder?Gray whales migrate annually every fall from the cold waters of Northern Bering to the Sea of Cortez to give birth and spend winter months in the warm waters of the Pacific that are rich with food. The best place in Mexico to watch these huge but gentle whales with their calves is Magdalena Bay just off the coast of Los Cabos. The best place to go to is Los Cabos than any other place in Baja or even the famous San Ignacio as there is a better chance of sighting the whales there especially during the last week of December to the last week of March. Strict guidelines are followed during whale watching tours so that the whales are protected. Be a part of this tradition and include this memorable activity in your Mexico vacations itinerary. Cozumel Vacations One of the best diving and snorkeling spots in the world can be found at Cozumel which is just south of Cancun and across Riviera Maya. Cozumel has clear turquoise waters and hosts the Palancar which is the worlds second largest barrier reef. Mexico vacations that include Cozumel afford you the opportunity to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Chichen Itza which is the capital of ancient Maya empire. You can find other rich archaeological sites like Coba that is hidden in the lush jungle forest and has an authentic Mayan community, Tulum which is a beautiful walled fortress believed to be a main port of the Mayans, the Mayan astronomical observatory Castillo Real and the well-preserved San Gervasio which is a site dedicated to Ixchel deity of midwifery, fertility, medicine and weaving. You will definitely need a lot of time at Cozumel with all these and more at Cozumel. So visit Cozumel now and fill your senses with the sights and sounds of the city. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: